[Baypiggies] pythondev.slack.com for chatting

Thomas Nelson tnelson at sfelf.com
Tue Feb 2 11:15:21 EST 2016

Doing a quick search I found http://pythondevelopers.herokuapp.com/ which
allows you to signup for pythondev.slack.com. Looks like the invitation
system has already been set up.

On Tue, Feb 2, 2016 at 1:36 AM, Karen Dalton <kd at karend.net> wrote:

> On a related note...I was thinking tonight, generally...about the Slack
> accessibility problem... Slack is great (much better ability to share code
> snippets, pin important info, search, notifications [including offline])
> ... but as I and Guido and many others in the world have
> experienced...sometimes it is hard to discover how to get
> invitations/access to the innumerable Slack channels in the world.
> And I happened to serendipitously stumble on this project tonight!
> http://rauchg.com/slackin/
> Food for thought, anyway. :-)
> IRC and freenode are great for (user) findability...but I like Slack
> personally a lot better for usability. I don't know who operates the
> pythondev slack channel but maybe they would be up for implementing
> invitation system as above. Might be a stretch, but I thought I would pass
> it along.
> -Karen
> p.s. I haven't used it personally, but I have been interested in trying
> Sameroom (https://sameroom.io)... to accommodate my unfortunately
> complicated IRC/Gitter/Slack world of chat clients I need to use daily.
> On 2/1/16 7:13 PM, Guido van Rossum wrote:
>> On Mon, Feb 1, 2016 at 2:46 PM, Craig Rodrigues <rodrigc at freebsd.org>
>> wrote:
>>> Baypiggies members may be interested in this Slack group dedicated
>>> to Python development:
>>> https://pythondev.slack.com
>>> Slack is a chat system, similar to IRC, but it has a much nicer
>>> interface which can be accessed by web browser or iOS/Android clients.
>> We use it at Dropbox. It's just chat rooms.
>> The person who set it up is very nice, and can create a #baypiggies
>>> chat room if we want.  pythondev.slack.com is free.
>> How the heck do you log in to pythondev.slack.com? It doesn't have a
>> way to sign up that I can discover -- it just has a "sign in" page but
>> no way to register.
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